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Our Voice And Yours

Do you support Stem Cell research? Participate in our poll and tell us! [more]

In Conversation With Mata Amritanandamayi (AMMA)

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"The root of all the problems today is ego. One should be flexible like water which can adjust its shape to any vessel. But people have become like ice which is very difficult to penetrate," says Mata Amritanandamayi (AMMA) who hugged thousands of devotees gathered at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel and Trade Center in Marlborough, MA. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Immigration Attorney Monique Kornfeld

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Attorney Monique Kornfeld has extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law, including employment-based and family-based immigrant visa petitions and applications for legal permanent residency, nonimmigrant visa petitions, asylum applications and relief from deportation. [more]

Technology - The "Digital" Pen Revolution

We have all heard the saying "a pen is mightier than the sword" but who knew that one day this ordinary writing instrument will evolve into a serious technical device. I am talking about the Digital pen which when combined with specialized electronic paper and software is revolutionizing the way we capture what we write. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Actress Jaya Bachchan on Monday took the oath as a Rajya Sabha member, while her husband and Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan watched the proceedings from the gallery. [more]

Arangetrams: Nandini VijayaKumar And SriVani Ganti

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
Nandini Vijayakumar and SriVani Rambhatla Ganti's musical talents were evident when they performed their arangetrams recently and showcased what many youngsters here hope to carry throughout their life - a strong sense of their Indian culture and heritage. [more]

START SMART - Different Approaches To Basic Education In Developing Countries

The Social Entreprenuership SIG of TiE-Boston organized a panel discussion on "Different Approaches to Basic Education in Developing Countries" at the Tang Center, MIT on July 21, 2006. [more]

Dhanya Lakshmi Puja

The Sri Lakshmi Temple in Ashland, MA offered special prayers to Dhanya Lakshmi on Sunday 23rd of July, 2006. Dhanya means grain. Hindus believe that it is with the grace of mother Dhanya Lakshmi that one gets all essential nutrients. Devotees brought bags of rice for the pooja. A tasty treat in the form of grilled spicy corn added to the festivities. [more]

Raja And Radha Reddy Scintillate At PEM

The world renowned troupe of Raja and Radha Reddy got a standing ovation for their Kuchipudi dance performance at the Peabody Essex Museum brought through the joint efforts of PEM and MITHAS. [more]

Attending A Sanskrit Speaking Camp

"Amba, shubha raatrih."(Good night, mother). Phew! What a difference one weekend camp can make!! [more]

Fadia-Deshpande Gallery Opens At PEM

Peabody Essex Museum unveiled the Fadia-Deshpande Gallery on July 13, 2006 featuring unusual collection of Indian art. [more]

IAGB Independence Day - A Preview

Over ten thousand people are expected to attend the celebration of India's independence organized by IAGB on Sunday, August 13, 2006, from 4.00 PM until 9:00 PM. The central attraction is a cultural program showcasing the various talented music and dance groups in the area. There will also be food stalls, vendors and community information booths at the venue. [more]

Teen Entrepreneurs

"As part of the TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) program I spent many months learning the art and science of entrepreneurship," says Sheena Jindal as she recounts her experience in the program. [more]

Youth: Brother-Sister Pair Win Medals For Tennis

Atul and Tara Soni of Lynnfield, MA won medals at the Bay State Games for Tennis. [more]

CT Resident Sangeeta Ahuja Becomes Certified Diabetes Educator

Sangeeta Ahuja MS, RD, CD-N, RYT has achieved Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE®) status by successfully completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators. [more]

US House Of Representatives Votes To Pass Historical US-India Civil Nuclear Deal

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to pass US India civil nuclear agreement, which is hailed as the most significant deal in history between the US and India. [more]

Real Estate - My Home Is Not Selling

(This article is sponsored by Praful Thakkar)
Do you remember the formulae e=mc^2? Here, 'e' is the exposure and 'mc' is the comprehensive marketing carried out by your Realtor R . [more]

Summer Special - Short Story: A Wedding In The Sky

"Tonight was very special for Mukesh, who had decided to return to Shyampur upon retirement. It was the first night after nearly 10 years that he was about to spend in their family home in Shyampur." [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Sarthak Pani and Suryateja Rao, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Moonrise

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Moonrise (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2) reveals to us why Indian classical music so enthralled wealthy, endowed Mogul emperors of fine taste and erudition hundreds of years ago as much as it delights a transplanted Indian immigrant. [more]

Books - Virgin Comics Launches Indian Comic Books

The titles range from Shakti, Devi, The Sadhu, Snake Woman and Ramayana Reborn. These are the new wave in Indian Character entertainment under the recently formed virgin comics between Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra, Sekhar Kapur and Gotham Entertainment group. [more]

Recipes - Pass Me The Salad Please!

Summer time and hot in the kitchen? Here are some cool salad recipes! [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Lakshmipathy Balaji, the Indian fast bowler, is making encouraging progress with his recovery from a back injury, according to John Gloster, the Indian team physio. [more]

Jokes - Summer And Camping

"A small deer came into my camp and stole my bag of pickles. Is there a way I can get reimbursed? Please call." [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

This was taken on a trip into Vermont, in early summer. A photo submission by Lokvani reader Udayan Kamerkar. [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Short funny quotes on long summer days. [more]

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Indira Sari Sale
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Tuesday - 8/1/06
Indian Life & Style Model Search
Wednesday - 8/2/06
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Saturday - 8/5/06
IITSINE Annual Picnic
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Sunday - 8/6/06
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
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Tuesday - 8/8/06
KhelMel - India Day / Burlington Public Library
Wednesday - 8/9/06
Free Health Stop
Friday - 8/11/06
Ekal Sur Sandhya - a Benefit Concert
GOPIO Essay Awards Presentation
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Independence Day / IAGB
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2006 Vivekananda Family Camp
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Monday - 8/14/06
Murti Pratistha Mahotsav / ISSO
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Wednesday - 8/16/06
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